Tag Archives: childhood

Going Down Highway 41 . . . Summer Lists

        Griffin, Barnesville, Roberta, Fort Valley, Perry. I recited this litany each time my family made the trip to Perry, Georgia to see my grandparents. The list was of the towns we would pass, once we had driven through Atlanta, … Continue reading

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My Answer Surprised Me

I was recently tagged on Facebook in a challenge to name the ten books that had most influenced  me. (I haven’t yet completed the challenge because I have tendencies toward procrastination. Just tendencies, haha.) But one book I know will … Continue reading

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These Are a Few of my Dad’s Favorite Things

 My dad went home Monday!! He was strong enough to leave A.G. Rhodes, the beyond-wonderful place where he received such great care and therapy. My parents have wonderful caregivers helping him, and he is HOME! To celebrate, I decided to … Continue reading

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This Train is Leaving. . . But Not in my Memory

      Passenger trains have all but left America as a frequently chosen form of travel. I know there’s Amtrak, and I’m so glad about that! Now that I’m retired, riding an Amtrak train is definitely on my want-to-d0-soon list! But the … Continue reading

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